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Project lead, Production RDS, Bell Media

Date: Dec 22, 2016

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 147981 


Bell is a truly Canadian company with over 136 years of success. We are defined by the passion of our team members and their belief in our company’s vast potential.

To ensure we continue to be recognized as Canada’s leading communications company, we’re committed to finding and developing the next generation of leaders. This means creating best-in-class career and development opportunities for our employees.

If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.

Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media, including CTV — Canada's #1 television network, and the country's most-watched specialty channels. It is a critical component of Bell’s commitment to leverage strategic investments in broadband networks to offer Canadians the best available content on any of the four screens they choose: television, smartphone, tablet and computer.



The Project manager – commercial production, has for main tasks to coordinate the production of brand sell spots (for Le Réseau des sports), sold by the Sales team. He or she is in direct contact with the clients and makes sure communication goes well between the client, the rep, and the production team, in order to successfully deliver the spots within the approved delays.

Working for the producer, the project manager:

  • Ensures the execution, based on the advertising norms and procedures, of the brand sell and Media Creativity spots airing on RDS. Be familiar with the different stages of production (from brief to final delivery)
  • Ensures the centralization of information from the sales team (representatives), external clients and production teams (directors and independent producers)


Tasks related to production:

  • Ensures the full implementation of commercial and media creativity projects
  • Ensures the production of advertising material, promotional or thematic video / print / electronic / media required by the creativity and the sales department for the production of advertising on RDS
  • Ensures the quality of the advertising material (according to network standards and advertisers)
  • Prepares detailed briefs for the post production and if needed, assists editors (video and audio) by directing them in the work they have to perform
  • Communicates regularly and effectively with external customers (advertising agencies and advertisers, etc.), internal (Montreal account managers and Toronto and other sales offices) as well as internal and external suppliers (production-marketing-programming, production company, manufacturers, developers and business partners)


Administrative tasks: 

  • Creates production schedules, obtains materials for production (concept-script, etc.), attends the filming and recording sessions, check drafts, get approvals and monitor campaigns
  • Coordinates the usual details related to projects with internal teams: marketing / special projects, sales, legal (regulations, legal agreements), Finance
  • Coordinates the usual details related to projects with external teams: advertising standards or external producers (estimate), artists, artist agents, RACJ (registration of competition), LPC, Telecaster and / or ASC
  • Provides support to the producer in the management of shootings
  • Manages production budgets: meet budgets, tracking of billing, codified, ensure the standings, see approvals, update the statements, and this for each project
  • Works closely with the representatives, media  creativity team, production, promotion, internal and marketing of Bell Media
  • Manages the delivery of projects, including going to on-site activities if needed
  • Writes and prepares post modem campaigns for Media Creativity when required
  • Other related tasks


Essential competencies:

  • Relevant studies in the field of communication, production, marketing or other equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Project manager in advertising or media creativity
  • Organizational skills: ability to manage multiple requests at once
  • Autonomy and resourcefulness: the ability to get information and advance current projects
  • Good stress management
  • Diplomacy, tact, patience and sociability: ease of interaction with customers both internal as external
  • Knowledge of MS Office (PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Word)


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Bilingualism is required (English and French)


Additional Information:

Position Type: Non Management
Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Montreal
Application Deadline: 01/23/2017

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


Bell is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees and customers feel valued, respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live and serve, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Created: CanadaQCMontreal

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